Updated on 2023-02-15 GMT+08:00

Disabling Ransomware Prevention


You have purchased Host Security Service premium or WTP edition.

At least one server is in Protected state.


  • Only Huawei Cloud servers can be protected.
  • When enabling ransomware protection, configure server backup, handle the ransomware alarms, and fix system and middleware vulnerabilities in a timely manner. If the Server Backup function is not enabled, services may not be restored after being attacked.
  • Servers that are not protected by HSS premium, WTP, or container editions do not support ransomware prevention operations.
  • In pay-per-use billing mode, ransomware protection is not supported.

Disabling Server Protection

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. In the upper left corner of the page, select a region, click , and choose Security & Compliance > Host Security Service.

    Figure 1 Accessing HSS

  3. In the displayed dialog box, click Try the new edition to switch to the HSS (New) console.

    • Currently, HSS is available in the following regions: CN South-Guangzhou, CN-Hong Kong, AP-Bangkok, and AP-Singapore.
    • On the HSS (New) console, you can click Back to Old Console in the upper left corner to switch to the HSS (Old) console.

  4. In the navigation pane, choose Prevention > Ransomware Prevention. Click the Protected Servers tab.

    Figure 2 Server list

  5. Click Disable Protection in the Operation column of a server.

    Figure 3 Disabling ransomware prevention
    • All protection functions

      Selecting this will disable the ransomware protection and backup functions.

    • Ransomware prevention

      Selecting this will only disable the ransomware prevention function.

    • Backup

      Selecting this will only disable the backup function.

  6. Confirm the information and click OK.